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All inclusive: Improving diversity in the broadcast industry

By Wendy Stanborough, HR director, EMG Diversity has been a hot topic in recent years across many industries, and the broadcast industry is no exception. In looking back over the past 12 months, the pace of change seems to have sped up and it certainly feels like the conversation is more open. We are more […]  More

‘A whole new level of coverage’: The America’s Cup plots a course to 1 billion viewers worldwide

When the 37th edition of the America’s Cup (AC37) sails off in October 2024 it will do so packed to the gunnels with sensors, mics and cameras in an effort to attract an audience of 1 billion viewers worldwide. The world’s most prestigious yacht racing competition moves to Barcelona in 2024 for a challenger series beginning […]  More

First UFC event in France delivers €33.4 million in economic impact for Paris

Mixed martial arts organisation UFC has revealed that its first-ever event in France, UFC Fight Night: Gane Vs. Tuivasa, generated €33.4 million for the Paris region, according to a study conducted by research firm Applied Analysis. The event, which took place on 3 September 2022 at the Accor Arena, had a sell-out attendance of 15,405 and grossed more than €3.4 million […]  More

WSC Sports renews Gold SVG Europe sponsorship

WSC Sports, which works with over 300 sports organisations worldwide to help them maximise the use of their video content, increase their reach and provide new monetisation opportunities, has returned as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe. The company works with broadcasters, clubs and federations across the globe. It has recently with collaborated with professional […]  More

Awareness, training and talent: Join SVG Europe Women Scotland in Glasgow on 9 March

Registration is now open for SVG Europe Women Scotland’s 2023 event, which will focus on awareness, training and talent. Produced in association with Scottish production company and outside broadcast provider, QTV, the evening will feature networking and discussion at Glasgow’s Box Hub venue from 6pm on Thursday 9 March. Register for Awareness, training and talent […]  More

Sports Graphics Spotlight: More speakers revealed for 22 February online event

Speakers from BBC Sport, Warner Bros. Discovery, Sky Sports, and IMG will take part in SVG Europe’s Sports Graphics Spotlight 2023 later this month. Taking place on the afternoon of Wednesday 22 February, the online event, sponsored by Ross Video, will discuss how 2D, 3D and AR can be successfully deployed to improve storytelling and […]  More

Europe’s Rugby Union giants engage for 2023 Six Nations kick-off in Cardiff

Wales will host Ireland in the first match of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations rugby on Saturday afternoon (4 February), as head coach Warren Gatland returns to the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. England and Scotland will play for the Calcutta Cup in Round 1, reigniting rugby’s oldest rivalry at Twickenham later on Saturday afternoon. The […]  More

Arqiva returns as a Gold sponsor of SVG Europe

Arqiva has returned as a Gold SVG Europe sponsor. The move follows the launch last year of Arqade, which allows sports rights owners to deliver live video content to broadcast customers using the cloud. Arqade is said to offer cost-effective pay-as-you-go video delivery to sports federations, broadcasters and platform operators – wherever they are. The […]  More

Levelling up: Mediakind on how to balance scale, quality, and reach for live sports

By Jean-Christophe Pineault, MediaKind sales manager, sports. 2022 has been an exciting year for the sports broadcasting industry. Thanks to the growth of cloud services, sports content is becoming increasingly dynamic, data-driven, personalised, and interactive. It’s great news for the average sports fan and how they experience watching their favourite players, teams or leagues via […]  More